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for superman" and it features the man we choose tonight as our "person of the week." geoffrey canada has created a bold experiment. >> there are solutions. this is not one of those issues that you have a crisis and you say, there's nothing you can do. >> reporter: his solution, the harlem children's zone in manhattan's historic and troubled neighborhood. >> what we wanted to see in harlem was our community looked like middle class communities, where kids had health care and they were eating nutritious meals. where young people didn't have to worry about gangs, and being shot and being killed. >> reporter: the luckiest attend the charter school in the heart of the zone, promises academy. what happens here is being called a miracle. canada's poor minority students are doing as well as their more privileged peers across the country. 650 promises academy graduates are now in college. here's the rub. the only way to get in today is through a heartbreaking lottery. >> and the last number -- >> reporter: but more money is pouring in. the children's zone just received a $20 million gift from gol
of a controversial cat category. investigators searching a landfill for a missing man. and earl heads to canada. >> the search continues. police are conducting an inch-by-inch investigation of a pittsburg landfill, looking for signs of the man they fear is the victim of a bizarre crime spree. >> reporter: the search is taking place up the hill behind me. now, just when the volunteers will be back tomorrow and the search could last a full week. that's because no new evidence has been found. >> there is a lot of debris here. it is very time-consuming. >> reporter: sifting through one acre of land and 3,000 tons of trash is taking days. the landfill is the strongest lead. >> looking for -- >> we're looking for anything. >> reporter: fred lick -- frederick is still missing. his father was found bludgeoned to death in this home. the owner of the home is dead, too. police believe one man attacked the man and his son because he felt one of them might be involved with tran. police are think the man strangled his girlfriend before he was shot to death in a confrontation with police tuesday night. now fo
celebrating their expansion to canada. the company asked for actors to play specific roles including mothers, film buffs, even couch potatoes. they had the outside media do interviews about the netflixes in canada. netflixes issued an apology. they say the company did it as part of a fake documentary they planned to shoot in order to obtain a permit for the press event. >> too bad we weren't there. i could play the couch potato. >> that was my role! >> you're the mother. >> that, too. the couch potato mom. >> impersonating a police officer in east bay. what you need to watch out for. >> a big change for the chp after two high-profile chases in san jose. >> the stomach-turning reason millions of cans of baby formula are being recalled this morning. >> i'm terry mcsweeney with the story of healthcare reform. lots of them arriving today. some people love them, some hate them. just about everyone is impacted by them. the story coming up. >> and looking at the lower 48, our major airports are flowing freely but you can see a big massive storm system moving through the midwest which will cause del
drinks to stop making unsubstantiated claims about nutritional value of products. labels on canada dry sparkling green tea ginger ale claim it's four fort fived with antioxidants ai. letter says it does not meet federal guidelines to make claims. last month the similar warning warned lipton to stop implying it's green tea can treat or prevent high cholesterol. companies have 15 days to answer allegation autos thank you. >> sure. >> and some breaking news now. a raging wildfire in northwest boulder, colorado forcing 3500 people to evacuate. dozens of homes have been destroyed in this tinder dry canyon. and no injuries or deaths reported. boulder's sheriff says the fire started when a car crashed into a propane tank. >> just ferocious there. >> focusing on weather there. is cooling taking place around the bay area. >> that is the understatement of the week. temperatures have dropped more than 20 degrees in locations. since yesterday. we're going to have rain drops as well. and drizzle overnight tonight and into tomorrow. a fall-like pattern coming our way. there is a live view now. from
ground. that's what we're doing with this fall air mass from alaska and canada. san jose we have the cloud cover and a little sprinkle or two may drop but the best chance of seeing anything will be along the coast where we could have drizzle during the afternoon hours. let's take a look at temperatures. look how cool they are. still in the 50s in san francisco, half moon bay, los gatos. low to mid-60s around the bay and mid-60s in inland valleys in the north bay and east bay. low to mid-60s the monterey bay and inland to gilroy and salinas. don't think it's going to warm up with much more than we're dealing with now. yesterday that cool crisp breeze and that drizzle chance at the coast. >> drying and clearing as high pressure moves in tonight and starts to scrub our sky clean. it will bring warmer, drier and brighter weekend. as far as today, keep dropping again in most neighborhoods. san francisco could be the exception, oakland 63. concord drops two more degrees to 70. redwood city, san jose, santa rosa. 7, 8 and 9 degrees cooler. yesterday we were about 10 to 20 degrees cooler
operation dragon strike. >> go, go, go! >> reporter: three simultaneous attacks along a river near canada hard. -- canada hard. the green zone, a taliban stronghold never before entered by coalition forces. much of the first day was spent finding and destroying caches of weapons. as for the taliban themselves, there's nowhere to be found, they wisely fled the area to stand and fight another day. combat engineers using plastic explosives have destroyed bombmaking facilities and cleared improvised devices before advancing troops. the green zone is the gateway to can't hard, -- kandahar and wasa save haven for the taliban. home to tall tan hotels or bed-down positions. the taliban wanted to hold this area. for now they're gone. now it's the 101st's might -- mission to find them and destroy them. >> dan: a man detained after a tip-off he was carrying explosives on a pakistan airliner has been released. the plane was diverted to sweden after canadian police received a tip that the man was carrying explosives. no explosives were found on the plane. canadian authorities are investigating whether
victories from delaware to new york. canada's backed by that movement to the establishment in the last big primary day before november. abc's emily schmidt has more. (chanting) >> one of the nation's smallest states is now home to one of the year's largest political upsets. >> no more politicians as usual! >> christine o'donnell, a candidate who had run and lost twice for senate before won this time. she beat long-term congressman mike castle with the backing of the tea party and sarah palin. >> thank you, governor palin, for your endorsement. >> the voters of the republican primary have spoken and i respect that position. >> republican leaders thought castle could pick up biden's old seat and o'donnell could not. >> i have no doubt if she were by some miracle a nominee, that we would lose the seat and lose it by unprecedented numbers. >> tea party surges continued in new hampshire with a race that's neck and neck and the new york's governor's race. >> if we've learned anything tonight, it's that new yorkers are as mad as hell! and we're not gonna take it anymore! >> it's a nationwide vote
in canada's british columbia. first-time offenders could face criminal charges and up to $4,000 in fines and fees if they refuse a breathalyzer test. >>> the u.n. general assembly meets today with representatives from 192 countries expected. one big topic, worldwide poverty. >>> lady gaga is among the activists today demanding a repeal of the military's don't ask, don't tell policy. they will rally in portland, maine. >>> finally this half hour, turning off the lights. this week we say good-bye to a symbol of american ingenuity, the incandescent lightbulb. >> ge will literally stop making the old-style bulbs to make way for more efficient ones. jeremy hubbard sheds a little light on the story. >> reporter: the bright idea that illuminated the world is reaching a less than glowing end. this week, ge is shuttering this plant in winchester, virginia, its last u.s. factory producing plain old incandescent lightbulbs. new energy standards will all but ban the bulbs over the next four years, forcing millions to switch to compact fluorescents. most of which are made overseas. seems the inventio
the u.s. and canada are offering free rooms for them november 10th, the night before veterans day. more information for who is participating. some of us have to settle for free ice cream. coldstone giving out free ice cream from 5:00 to 8 p.m.. the flavor that's free was created by a child's whose wish was design the give-away. it's mixed with graham cracker, pie crust and apple pie filling. the company's incoming chief executive kicking out the chief during the spill. hewlett-packard's not letting its recent sexual harassment scandal hold its back. dell which recently lost a bidding war with h. p. says it has a rhythm of how to acquire companies. i'm jane king with the bloomberg business report. >> 5:55. fliers will see something much smaller than jumbo jets taking off on the runways of sfo. 200 volunteers will walk the runways keeping an eye out for rocks, trash and pieces of junk that can damage a jet engine. the 11th year the airport has sponsored its foreign object debris or fod walk. objects as small as birds can force airplanes out of the sky while causing tens of thousands of do
. a look what is happening up there as cold air gathers as these longer nights develop up in canada and alaska. that cold air dropping down on the jet stream. in fact, here's a look at the cold front. today turns our winds onshore. we actually tap into the colder air tonight and into tomorrow as the cold front moves through. you can see the drizzle along the coast through the early parts of wednesday and then a cool breeze that will drop us nearly 20 to almost 30 degrees in some spots from yesterday through tomorrow. in fact, by tomorrow we're only in the low to mid-70s inland with mid to upper 60s around the bay and mid-50s at the coast. watch for more clouds tomorrow and again drizzle in the morning. we'll see more sunshine starting thursday and especially friday through the weekend. temperatures will hit 60 along the coast, low 70s around the bay and low 80s inland. have great day. here's frances with an update. >> hope you enjoyed yesterday's day off because things are getting more crowded on the the freeways as a lot of folks head back to work. that's southbound 680 in walnut c
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ago after intense lobbying by the plastics industry. >> a recent college graduate in canada has come up with a new kind of dating website. just for people who consider themselves unattractive. the site is called uglyschmucks.com. i didn't make that up, he did. acoordinating to the developer, pretty people need not apply. >> we have a system where members can call other members elsewhere. >> the founder says the site is simply a relationship-building tool for people who feel out of place elsewhere. >> 5:57. coming up at 6:00, a controversial confrontation aboard a school bus. (screaming) >> the father who police say wouldn't it be nice if every time meg whitman told a lie her nose would grow? newspapers report the claims in this meg whitman ad are false. and she knows it. taxes went down under jerry brown. but whitman's nose keeps growing by the millions. i'm a member of this hotel'sre loyalty program.ce. well, how far away is it? okay, we take a train 40 miles to a dude ranch where we pick up a couple of horses that we ride to a nearby river. then we canoe upstream to a helicopter th
in canada came up with a new dating website, just for people who consider themselves unattractive. the site called uglyschmuck.com, according to its developer, pretty people need not apply. >> we have a system where members can vote other members eligible or too attractive. >> the founder is saying it's for people who might feel out of place elsewhere. you know what's interesting, people not putting their pictures up. >> don't put their pictures up. >> focus on the interview. >> 6:54 now. recapping our top stories. critical new information emerging about the pipeline at the center of the san bruno explosion and fire. >> terry mcsweeney live at the scene of the blast with new information. terry? >> yeah. san francisco chronicle reporting this morning that pg&e had its eye on four pipes that were corroding here in the bay area, including the one that blew her last week. you can see the destruction left behind. pg&e may have taken their sights off the pipe too soon. all into the control station in milpitas. the company saw the problem, spent a lot of money to get rid of those liquids and manag
into canada. have no effect or any bearing on our weather whatsoever. mid to upper 90s in the south bay today. saratoga and san jose about 95. low to mid-90s through most of the peninsula. upper 80s san mateo and millbrae. 80 degrees along the coast to upper 70s downtown south san francisco and always with mid to upper 90s through the north bay valleys. mid to upper 70s at your beaches. richmond, berkeley, hayward but low to mid-90s for the rest of the east bay shore. east bay valleys, upper 90s to near 100. morgan hill, gilroy, hollister. 89 today in santa rosa. 100 on saturday for a record high. 79 monterey. look at this relief tonight. upper 50s to low 60s in most neighborhoods. your accu-weather seven-day forecast, it is a gradual cooling. we're talking about it is going to take us until at least wednesday to drop 10 degrees and take us until saturday to drop 20 and get our temperatures back where they should be. over the weekend low 60s at the coast, upper 70s around the bay and low to mid-80s inland. here's frances with your traffic. >> yeah, mike, still following this high-speed police
you're from calgary, canada, ma'am? >> yes, we are. hi, from calgary, canada. >> how did i know that? and you're visiting from? >> rome, italy. >> awesome. we have a beautiful day for you. i hope you enjoy it. you're from the area. you'll show them around a little bit. let's get to the boards. one or two things going on we want to talk about. we want to show you twitter pictures. look at the upper left of your screen. that's the first snowfall in the gauge on mt. washington, new hampshire. that's what you see. and the rest of the twitter picks, some good sky shots. by the way this, report came out. 2010 is on tie for the warmest global temperature on record. we continue to see the melting of the global sea ice. and we see in the deep south, this heat is really on. look at houston at 91 degrees. new orleans at 90 degrees. tallahassee at 91. we have cool, fall air in place right here in new york city. more fun from times square, the next half hour. robin? >> fun, indeed. all right, sam. >>> her parents, california governor, arnold schwarzenegger and maria shriver, kept their children o
near rodanthe is now on the road to canada. >> we're heading back to montreal. >> 18 hours? >> yes, 18 hours straight. >> reporter: the one road off the island was a slow-moving mess. >> they won't let us stay. they're going to make us sit in this traffic. >> reporter: the storm is fearsome and still forecast to skirt the eastern coastline. but state officials worry it could change its mind. >> there have been times people have sworn to us it's not going to touch us and within three hours it's right on top of us. >> reporter: fema is already shipping bottled water, generators and 300,000 meals to north carolina and massachusetts. >> we could see watches and warnings continue to move up the east coast. that's why it's so important for residents to have an evacuation plan ready to go if the evacuation order were called for. >> reporter: fema says residents from north carolina to maine should look out for storm surge. a moving wall of water that could do terrible things to low-lying areas highlighted here in blue. this is cape cod, in the path of earl, and hom
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